Analysis Of Accel-Sim GPGPU Simulator And Model Improvements

A technical paper titled “Analyzing and Improving Hardware Modeling of Accel-Sim” was published by researchers at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Abstract: "GPU architectures have become popular for executing general-purpose programs. Their many-core architecture supports a large number of threads that run concurrently to hide the latency among dependent instructions. In modern GPU... » read more

More Manufacturing Issues, More Testing

Douglas Lefever, CEO of Advantest America, sat down with Semiconductor Engineering to talk about changes in test, the impact of advanced packaging, and business changes that are happening across the flow. What follows are excerpts of that discussion. SE: What are the big changes ahead in test? Lefever: It's less about inflection points and more like moving from algebra to calculus in the ... » read more